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- ‘We cannot rule out the possibility that a dromaeosaurid could climb a tree, but none of them show obvious modifications specifically for arboreality.’
- ‘But both types of features were already present in larger non-avian theropods that neither climbed nor flew, and the claw and foot proportions of Archaeopteryx do not argue for arboreality any more than for grounddwelling.’
- ‘Nominated in 1955, and king of its kind ever since, this Humboldt County, California, tree stood majestic and alone atop a grassy knoll, a paragon of arboreality.’
- ‘There is no persuasive evidence indicating arboreality in dromaeosaurs, although that negative evidence does not preclude arboreality altogether.’
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